Crime

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 7718, the Protecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 7718, the Protecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act: "Women are the fastest growing segment of the incarcerated population in the United States. But, as originally developed, our carceral system was ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 8161, the One Stop Shop Community Reentry Program Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 8161, the One Stop Shop Community Reentry Program Act of 2020: "H.R. 8161, the 'One Stop Shop Community Reentry Program Act,' would authorize grants to community organizations to create centralized reentry intake and coordination center... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 7636, the Custodial Interrogation Recording Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 7636, the Custodial Interrogation Recording Act: "H.R. 7636, the 'Custodial Interrogation Recording Act,' would provide grants to state and local law enforcement agencies to implement audio and video recording of custodial interrogatio... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5053, the Justice for Juveniles Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 5053, the Justice for Juveniles Act: "H.R. 5053, the 'Justice for Juveniles Act,' is a bipartisan bill that would eliminate the administrative exhaustion requirement for incarcerated youth before they may file a lawsuit challenging the ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 8124, the Criminal Judicial Administration Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 8124, the Criminal Judicial Administration Act of 2020: "H.R. 8124, the 'Criminal Judicial Administration Act of 2020,' is bipartisan legislation that makes two modest, but important amendments to current law, promoting the efficient, e... Read more »

GAO Report: Education Department Decision to Scrap Obama-Era School Discipline Guidance in Response to Mass Shootings is Unfounded

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Washington, D.C. – A new report released today by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reveals that a majority of fatalities are a result of school-targeted shootings, which are more prevalent in wealthier, low-minority areas. The report, requested by Education and Labor Committee Chairman Robert C. “Bobby Scott and Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, is the first government-mandat... Read more »

Nadler & Bass Demand Answers from DOJ About Federal Bureau of Prisons & U.S. Marshals Service Response to Coronavirus

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Crime Chairwoman Karen Bass (D-CA) sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr requesting information concerning the Department of Justice’s handling of novel coronavirus (or COVID-19) and the health and safety of those imprisoned and working in federal prisons. On March 12, 2020, Chairm... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Asks DOJ About BOP & U.S. Marshals Service Response to Coronavirus & Seeks Answers Regarding Health & Safety of Those in Federal Prisons

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr requesting information concerning the Department of Justice’s handling of novel coronavirus (or COVID-19) and the health and safety of those in federal prisons. Full text of the letter is available here and below. March 12, 2020 The Honorable William P. Barr Attorn... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5602, the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 5602, the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020: "With the consideration of H.R. 5602, the 'Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020,' the Judiciary Committee takes reasonable, meaningful steps to address the rising menace of white ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 6100, the Strengthening the Opposition to Female Genital Mutilation (STOP FGM) Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 6100, the Strengthening the Opposition to Female Genital Mutilation (STOP FGM) Act of 2020: "H.R. 6100, the 'Strengthening the Opposition to Female Genital Mutilation Act,' or 'STOP FGM Act,' would clarify current law to ensure that the... Read more »